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University of Wollongong

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Papers

2011

Academic integrity

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Academic Integrity Standards: A Preliminary Analysis Of The Academic Integrity Policies At Australian Universities, Tracey Bretag, Saadia Mahmud, Julianne East, Margaret Green, Colin James, Ursula Mcgowan, Lee Partridge, Ruth G. Walker, Margaret Wallace Jan 2011

Academic Integrity Standards: A Preliminary Analysis Of The Academic Integrity Policies At Australian Universities, Tracey Bretag, Saadia Mahmud, Julianne East, Margaret Green, Colin James, Ursula Mcgowan, Lee Partridge, Ruth G. Walker, Margaret Wallace

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Papers

As academic integrity is fundamental to assessment practices, it is critical that it is dealt with consistently by staff and taught to students. How a university defines academic integrity in its policy will affect the way it is taught and embedded in the curriculum. While Australian universities all have policy, teaching and learning practices, decision making and review processes relating to academic integrity, these aspects do not always align in a way that reflects a shared understanding of standards of academic integrity, either at intra or inter-university levels. This paper reports on the methodological journey undertaken by researchers in six ...


Core Elements Of Exemplary Academic Integrity Policy In Australian Higher Education, Tracey Bretag, Saadia Mahmud, Margaret Christina Wallace, Ruth G. Walker, Colin James, Margaret Green, Julianne East, Ursula Mcgowan, Lee Partridge Jan 2011

Core Elements Of Exemplary Academic Integrity Policy In Australian Higher Education, Tracey Bretag, Saadia Mahmud, Margaret Christina Wallace, Ruth G. Walker, Colin James, Margaret Green, Julianne East, Ursula Mcgowan, Lee Partridge

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Papers

This paper reports on one important aspect of the preliminary findings from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) project, Academic integrity standards: Aligning policy and practice in Australian universities. Our project aims to identify approaches to the complex issues of academic integrity, and then to build on these approaches to develop exemplars for adaptation across the higher education sector. Based on analysis of publicly available online academic integrity policies at each of the 39 Australian universities, we have identified five core elements of exemplary academic integrity policy. These have been grouped under the headings, Access, Approach, Responsibility, Detail and ...